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fired into its territory f. that can be accomplished without a ramping up of military activity in gaza, that's preferable. >> reporter: here in thailand, mr. obama's wrapping up the first leg of a three-nation tour, visiting what one analyst calls the troubled children. he goes to burma and cambodia, in burma to urge in theic process and in cambodia, despite the lack of it, there was a wat pot monastery, with the reclining buddha and asked the monk there for prayers, for talks to avert the fiscal cliff. >> i always believe in prayer. i believe in prayer when i go to church, bam home and if a buddhist monk is wishing me well, i am going to take whatever good vibes he can give me. >> reporter: the president says he's confident he and the congress can reach a deficit reduction agreement. a lot of analysts think that's one of two questions likely to be most asked by the leaders in the summit in cambodia. the other is who will replace secretary of state hillary clinton. >> shannon: we know you had travel troubles. be safe and see you soon. our next guest is from tel aviv. the former chief o
the situation is in israel and gaza. the air siren goes off and this is the new normal, at least in the last five days of the shelling going on. >>> president obama is going where no u.s. president has got before. as we speak, he's in the middle of a hesteric three-day tour through southeast asia. it's the president's first trip abroad since his reelection. it's meant to influence them across the region. here to tell us more about the trip, hu is our well traveled nadia bilchik. it's good to have you. you're not like any other guest. you're on the team for this show. tell us now. he's in bangkok. >> he's in thailand. and he's already met with the king. and the king is 84 years old. he is the oldest reigning monarch, one of the wealthiest and certainly as you mentioned to me one of the most revered, a loved king. he is also going to meet with the prime minister who is a 44-year-old woman. she is the first female prime minister of thailand and the youngest in 60 years. and, remember, she's the sister. >> we're going to hear from them as they come up in our 7:00 hour. i think this is amazing ab
. israeli forces bombed two media centers in gaza as well as a refugee camp. let's get perspective on the crisis. joining me is the former state department spokesman p.j. raleigh. are president obama's words strong enough in his defense of israel? >> absolutely. as he said in his remarks, no country should have to tolerate a barrage of missiles that put its entire population or a substantial percentage of its population at risk. israel has a right to respond. that said, obviously, how it responds and how it is viewed in this region, a fragile rv region given the events the last couple of years is very important. israel has some difficult calculations to make going forward. >> how about in terms of how chose we are to a middle east war, and if that happens what are the chances of u.s. involvement? how might that play out? >> that's the risk. we have a growing gaza crisis, a civil war in syria next door, unquiet along the israeli/egyptian border, substantial unrest in jordan. any flare-up in one of these, has potential to spread across to the other. most importantly, you have a fragi
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